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Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, as we have here, we can't get the answers through science. interestingly enough, if you start looking around, you know, watch the news mags. people think religion doesn't count. i swear, about every fifth major news magazine has on the cover something about religion, and here we have, of course, "science finds god." well, it's about time. whooo, yes! very interesting article. science- science, with its own authority and its own methods and own mythology and own rituals, a chance to find answers about the unexplainable. religion goes about it in a very different way, but very interesting how scientists are coming together. yeah, jamie? >> what issue was that? >> let me find out. let's see, it says january 1st, year 2000. just kidding. this is july 20, 1998- just put out in the newsstands, i think. so there we have it, you know, it's ways of knowing, ways of coming about it here. science uses its own terminology, but there's this fascinating way of knowing that i think- actually, if you read that article, you find that many very accomplished scientists are coming around to legitimizing
FOX News
Mar 29, 2013 8:00pm PDT
duke it out over science vs. it out over science vs. shoot. now with the share everything plan from verizon, connect your camera, along with your smartphone and tablet. all your devices connected by one simple plan on the powerful network. record video. connect more. so you can do more. the share everything plan from verizon. add additional devices like the samsung galaxy camera for $5 monthly access. >> bill: factor follow up segment tonight terrible situation in iran is a heed be a dibiasio any american father of two, christian pastor, convicted of insurrection and sentenced to 8 years in a violent iranian president. the case is completely bogus, once again the u.s. state department and the president seem pourless. >> we condemn iran's continued violation of the universal right of freedom of religion and we call on the iranian authorities to release mr. abedino. as you know, the state department is in close contact with the abedino family is actively engaged on this case. >> bill: that's nice. i don't think iran is quaking in proverbial boots. with us now a member of the group hum
FOX News
Mar 31, 2013 1:00am PDT
richard dawkins and i duke it out over science vs. >> bill: factor follow up segment tonight terrible situation in iran is a heed be a dibiasio any american father of two, christian pastor, convicted of insurrection and sentenced to 8 years in a violent iranian president. the case is completely bogus, once again the u.s. state department and the president seem pourless. >> we condemn iran's continued violation of the universal right of freedom of religion and we call on the iranian authorities to release mr. abedino. as you know, the state department is in close contact with the abedino family is actively engaged on this case. >> bill: that's nice. i don't think iran is quaking in proverbial boots. with us now a member of the group human rights watch and iranian expert. they don't care what carney says, do they? >> well, i that i international pressure does actually wind up working in several instances and cases. we actually have a case of a pastor, christian pastor named yousef who was sentenced to i had hypotheses. because of international pressure and organized watch including chri
PBS
Apr 3, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of the national transportation safety board. and this issue is being studied by the national academy of sciences. if it's done fairly-- as i believe it will be-- it will show what the decades of experience have showed us: that there's not a concern for corrosion. it's in more corrosive than any heavy crude. >> woodruff: some people look at what's happening with the pipelines that run across this country and say it's inevitable that they're going to be some spills, some ruptures, just by the very nature of what's going through these lines. >> well, we've seen -- i mean, the question is, are the risks worth the benefits? you take a look at pegasus and keystone x.l . pegasus is a pipeline a tenth of the capacity of keystone x.l . you build keystone kp +*l you have a ten times more significant risk? f there is a spill and what is the benefit to the u.s. public? you're dealing with a low-quality crude that ineases clite emissions well above conventional crude, has increased risk to u.s. water bodies and communities and is meant to go through the u.s. in order to bring tar sands to gulf coast refineri
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 4:45pm EDT
-- association with the commonwealth club's science-technology forum. find us on the internet at commonwealthclub.org or down lode our iphone and android apps for program and schedule information and podcasts of past programs. and now it is my pleasure to introduce today's distinguished guests. viktor mayer-schonberger, professor of internet governance and regulation at oxford university, and kenneth cukier, data editor for the economist. together thawf written the book "big data: a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think." i have the distinct pleasure of interviewing professor mayer-schonberger and mr. cukier today earlier for a tech nation broadcast to be aired in the coming weeks, and i thought you should know a few things about these fellows. professor mayer-schonberger has more than one law degree, only one of which is from harvard. he's not just a lawyer, he's also a lawyer lawyer, and he's earned a master's in economics from the london school of economics. with over 100 academic papers and seven books to his credit, i think my favorite title is "delete: the value of forg
CBS
Mar 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
lagging behind most countries in math, science and technology, one teachers the key to catching up is adding fun to the equation. >> these kids sitting in this classroom in washington d.c., fly decades ahead of us grasping the principles of math in theic and understanding the science of geometry developing mobile apps and building robots. michelle created youth lab, a non-profit after cool lab to give 12th graders an education in stem science, technology engineering and math. >> since i was 12 i knew i wanted to establish an after-school program. i didn't know it would be about technology or about science, but i did know it would provide a place for children to come after school in a safe environment. >> over the last 15 years michelle's after-school program has won numerous awards in robotic competitions as well as the macarthur grant to help fund the effort. >> the program i won with is called youth app lab and it's designed to teach african-american and latino high school student originally about how to make smartphone applications. >> we have built an a
Comedy Central
Mar 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. nation, i'm a huge science buff. for example, you may know that nicolas copernicus formulated the heliocentric model, which postulated that the earth traveled around the sun. but did you know that he's also a heretic who will burn in hell for all eternity? that's science! so i was thrilled to learn about an exciting scientific breakthrough. >> the university of cambridge over in london actually did a study on nearly 60,000 facebook users. and what they found in conclusion was that all of your "likes" that you're clicking can tell more about you than you might have realized, from your political values to religion to your gender, happiness and age. >> in fact, some parts of your identity could be predicted with 95 percent accuracy. >> stephen: yes, facebook likes can reveal your personality traits, just as friendster likes can reveal that you stopped using the internet in 2003. [laughter] to gather data, the scientists gave volunteers a series of psychological tests through a facebook app they created. and because it's facebook, the tests started as multiple-choice questions a
FOX News
Mar 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 9:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Mar 31, 2013 7:00pm EDT
sure that the army and navy made full use of science when it came. he was frustrated to know wind by what he found to be the typical attitude of military commanders which was done only that a bunch of civilian intellectuals cannot sell up to one or want to cover a war but more specifically that the only role scientists was produce a new gadget or weapon or gizmo and handed over to the military and then not concern themselves with anything. tactics and strategy and operations was a series of actions the use of the weapons and organization of the menu handle them where least as much scientific problem as the production. will we was arguing for would become the genesis of operational research. they thought it was an art. their role that the idea that experience intellectuals budding noses. per with the most dramatic was central calculation that scientists made showing the tactic -- tactics that navy had ordered air crews to use in attacking u-boat's even though it seemed like a perfectly sensible approach was in fact never going to successfully sink your boat. how much time at -- how
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
to be a part of it. the professor of political science at columbia university and publisher of color lines.com. michael is the political director to hip hop pioneer russell simmons. and dave is sports editor for the nation. this is the work that you do. what is your rule for being a good ally? >> my first ennumber one rule is to remember the last thing that you said that the job of a good ally is not to save anybody but to create the conditions to assert and grow their own power. that means making room for the voices of people. and it means defending those people when they decide to assert the power and draw down the backlash that any assertion of power by an oppressed group of people draws down. there is one exception to the rule, which is that if you are encountering someone in grave physical danger or under the attack that needs to be sblupted in the moment, that may be a saving moment. otherwise generally you're just making space, really. and providing defense. it's about being the flank rather than getting in front. >> this point about space. when president obama at the inauguration u
ABC
Apr 4, 2013 11:35pm PDT
is called, "this was tomorrow." here with the song, "dear science," from melbourne australia, seth sentry. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's officially the future and we still don't have hoverboards yet and that just makes my blood boil. ♪ ♪ yo, it goes science yeah science is amazing but not to me though cause i am sick of waiting ♪ ♪ i've been patient i really have i've been reasonable now it's time to say ♪ ♪ what i needed to dear science cheers for the ipods white goods ♪ ♪ yeah thank you for the cyborgs top work on the light bulb that was quite cool ♪ ♪ but where's my hoverboard i mean i know you've been busy but no hoverboards ♪ ♪ just seems a little bit weak i got a brand new computer and a big screen ♪ ♪ i guess back to the future was a big tease and i can't be the only one maybe everyone forgot ♪ ♪ but i am holding on the hovercraft was a solid start shoulda stuck with it ♪ ♪ hoverboard where the is it i just wanna let you know you let me down ♪ ♪ i said i just want to let you know you let me down ♪ ♪ when i was just a kid at a tender age
CNBC
Apr 5, 2013 6:00pm EDT
to the test. all this week, cramer checks own the strongest trends in medical science. tonight, companies that create tests to detect deadly diseases and save lives. time to join their fight? all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question? tweet kramer #madtweets. send jim an e-mail to madmoney@cnbc.com. or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.cnbc.com. oh, he's a fighter alright. since aflac is helping with his expenses while he can't work, he can focus on his recovery. he doesn't have to worry so much about his mortgage, groceries, or even gas bills. kick! kick... feel it! feel it! feel it! nice work! ♪ you got it! you got it! yes! aflac's gonna help take care of his expenses. and us...we're gonna get him back in fighting shape. ♪ [ male announcer ] see what's happening behind the scenes at duerapy.com. >>> in a world where the fed is likely to keep interest rates low for a lock time. possibly much longer than we thought after today's dismal jobs numbers, investors looking for income n
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 1:45pm EDT
. "> look at the cover of "wired magazine and the cover of "fortune" and it is about robots and science. tohave a question over here read if you would stand up your name. and insuranceital company, do you guys share data specifically? or does one affect the other not, and how can that be a model to everybody else? >> good question. how do we share data, and at a time when electronic medical records are not necessarily a home run -- >> i will start. i argue that they eventually will be a home run. implementation is hard and it slows people down in the beginning, but eventually it is the right thing. there is a huge investment going on in terms of wiring the system. i think there was money in the stimulus bill to push the ball down the field, which was useful, i think. that is getting better and better. we have all sorts of mobility capabilities today where not only individuals but for providers and others can get real-time information. it is crucial to the long-term solution. the only way you get that is bi-wiring and all. the money is going in there, it , there is better venture capital
MSNBC
Apr 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
brought forth allegations the administration was putting politics above science. this decision did, after all, approximately coincide with the start of the 2012 presidential campaign. but the reason the obama administration gave for overruling signs behind the fda decision was essentially some girls start their periods early. quote, about 10% of girls are able to bear children at 11.1 years of age. there are differences between the older adolescent and younger girls of reproductive age. the product would be available without prescription for all girls of reproductive age. that explanation did not impress the new england journurn journa medicine. it was based on politics rather than science. it cannot be based on issues of safety since a 12-year-old can purchase a lethal dose of acetaminophen in any pharmacy for about $11. no questions asked. the side effect of adverse effect of a $50 dose of levonorgestrel are nausea and delay of menses by several days. he wrote the motivation for secretary's action is obviously political and even with eyes shut to the motivation for the secretary's decis
FOX Business
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am EDT
, moved to sustainable energy. it is overwhelming, the science. it is not even a question. john: the science is overwhelming, says beckel. certainly i agree, he says overwhelming. most scientists agree with that. which is why we have this scratch. just in case. beckel also believes man is the cause of the warming. it is the science about that? always has, always will. is man causing it now? global warming a crisis? and can we do anything about it? those are the big questions. so let's have a debate about that. roy spencer is a con ecologist at the university of alabama. he is skeptical about man causing local warming. we have an empty chair. we asked a dozen scientists concerned about man causing global warming debate roy. most refused. debating you would be doing the public a disservice because it would give your extreme ideas credibility. what do you say to that? you are portrayed a as those way extremists. >> i di do not deny there is rming or even that some of the warming is due to mankind. what i deny is we have any clue how much is warming. i don't think we have a clue. jo
FOX Business
Mar 30, 2013 1:00am EDT
. it is overwhelming, the science. it is not even a question. john: the science is overwhelming, says beckel. certainly agree, he says overwhelming. most scientists agree with that. which is w we have this scratch. just in case. beckel also believes n is the cause of the warming. it is the science about that? always has, always will. is man causing it now? global warming a crisis? and can we do anything about it? those are the big questions. so let's have a debate about that. roy spencer is a con ecologist at the university of alabama. he is skeptical about man causing local warming. we have an empty chair. we asked a dozen scientists concerned about man causing global warming debate roy. most refused. debating you would be doing the public a disservice because it would give your extreme ideas credibility. what do you say to that? you are portrayed a as those way extremists. >> i di do not deny there is warming or even that some of the warming is due to mankind. what i deny is we have any clue how much is warming. i don't think we have a clue. john: i want to hear from both sides of the issues we found
NBC
Apr 2, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >>> a major step forward in science with a new $100 million research project into the brain. we'll take a look coming up. >>> and right now we give you a live look at the golden gate bridge, still socked in, a little bit of fog out there. the heart of san francisco right there. traffic moving just fine into and out of the city. stay with us. ♪ alright, let's go. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> on the international scene tension on the peninsula continues to climb. north korea announcing today it's reopening a closed nuclear plant with a prime focus on producing materials for weapons. nbc's richard engel following developments from south korea. >> this is yet another escalation in a very tense situation. today north korea said it would reopen closed nuclear facilities, in particular one a uranium enrichment plant capable of producing enough plutonium to produce one nuclear bom
ABC
Mar 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
their science lessons from a galaxy far, far away. >> a field trip gave them a sneak peek at a star wars exhibit. >> the actor playing lando in the original movies tells students ou science could be just as fascinating as imagination. >> you think about the universe, you think about something that is so vast, endless. and there are many questions. so that it -- it becomes very interesting. and i think it certainly gives us a lot of answers. >> star wars where science meets imagination will be at the tech museum in october. that seems like fun, educational. >> we're debate chg we like the best. >> i liked first one. >> i like them all. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. see you again at 6:00. >>> this is "world news." tonight, house alert. 7,000 people urged to get tested immediately, for diseases like hepatitis and hiv, after visiting their trusted dentist. a major investigation has begun. what went wrong? >>> behind this door. finally we learn more about the shooter who gunned down the children of newtown.
PBS
Apr 2, 2013 2:30pm PDT
for joining me, dr. collins. how important is it? >> i think it is the most important life science initiative in a long time. an effort to try to understand the most complex organ that we know of in the universe, namely the human brain. and to apply that that will lead to insights on how to treat a long list of diseases from autism, schizophrenic, traumatic brain injury. it is a start that is being announced today. this will go on for quite a few years. it will be exciting to take shape and launch an effort that will change our understanding of the brain. >> my understanding was that we had already made a lot progress in understanding the brain. it is extraordinary how much we do understand but this does not necessarily translate into fixing problems. >> you are right about that. we understand some of the language in which the brain conducts his business. we can record from individual brain cells and see when they are firing and take images of the brain and living people and see some pretty amazing details. we don't really understand the ways in which circuits in the brain create all of the a
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
's deserving but i hold science in proper esteem. so maybe that gives me a little credit. today i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative and effective researchers in the country, some very smart people. to talk about the challenge that i issued in my state of the union address. to grow our economy, to create new jobs, to reignite a rising, thriving middle class by investing in one of our core strengths, and that's american innovation. ideas are what power our economy. it what sets us apart. it what america's been all about. we've been a nation of dreamers and risk takers, people who see what nobody else sees sooner than anybody else sees it. we do innovation better than anybody else, and that makes our economy stronger. when we invest in the best ideas before anybody else does, our businesses and our workers can make the best products and deliver the best services before anybody else. and because of that incredible dynamism, we don't just attract the best scientists or the best entrepreneurs, we also continually invest in their success. we support
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, the president's big announcement today. he said new science could help us battle diseases like alzheimer's. ptsd and more. but is now the right time to be spending the money? we'll spin as we roll on for tuesday, april 2nd. welcome to the new new york state. what's the "new" in the new new york? a new property tax cap... and the lowest middle class income tax rate in 60 years... and a billion dollars in tax breaks and incentives. new opportunities for business. over 250,000 new private sector jobs were created over the last two years. and 17 straight months of job growth. with the most private sector jobs ever. lower taxes, new incentives, new jobs, now that's news. to grow or start your business in the new new york visit thenewny.com we create easy-to-use, powerful trading tools for all. look at these streaming charts! they're totally customizable and they let you visualize what might happen next. that's genius! we knew you needed a platform that could really help you elevate your trading. so we built it. chances of making this? it's a lot easier to find out if a trade is potentially profitable
KRON
Mar 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
with an arrow during a field trip at lawrence hall of science at uc berkeley. is doing well. these are pictures of nadine hareston - here at children's hospital in oakland, taken shortly after she was hit by the arrow. it was a miracle that the arrow went straight through and did not pierce an artery and cause severe damage. while she is recovering. police are pushing forward with their investigation. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, they are trying to figure out whether this was a malicious attack on an innocent victim. or just a big mistake. in this neighborhood just above the lawrence hall of science - uc berkeley police have been on a mission. they handed out fliers. in hopes of finding the truth about how a young girl got shot in the leg with a cross bow. >> it is just terribly. >> reporter: joyce kraus knows how dangerous arrows can be, she used to shoot one years ago. >> police. we want to know what happened. lt. eric tejada with uc berkeley police department says they are eager to find out how the young girl got hurt. in the meantime, parents out at the whale in front of the lawre
CNN
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am PDT
's actually, if you look at the science, liberals are always saying we should look at the science, yet they don't want to look at the existing science on whether gun laws make us safer or less safe. john lock did the first study of all the counties in united states and where you had concealed carry permits, more gun ownership by citizens, you actually had significantly less crime, hundreds and thousands of fewer murders, fewer rapes. what you don't have reported in the news is the fact that those states that put in concealed carry laws decades ago and have more people carrying guns are safer to live in than ones that ban it. so when you ask why don't we do something stupid, the answer is because we have looked at the statistics, because we have looked at the science, and flat earthers should not be passing new laws. >> how do you explain that as i said to mr. feldman earlier, america has between 11,000 and 12,000 gun murders a year, 18,000 gun suicides a year, 100,000 americans are hit by gunfire a year. and you look at someone like britain or australia or japan or i could name dozens
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. randall robinson, thank you for being on "in depth." nasa administrator, charles bolden and science adviser, charles holdren testified before the house science committee on tuesday. this is about an hour and 45 minutes. >> the committee on technology will come to order. good morning. i'm going to recognize myself for an opening statement and the ranking member from texas will be recognized as well. today's hearing is on a subject important to our nation and to our world. this is the first hearing of two on space or it's worth reviewing u.s. government efforts to track incoming asteroids and meteors. although many may be only aware of the subject due to recent events, it is actually one as old as our planet. i'm going to hold up a copy of "time" magazine for 20 years ago with the topic was featured on the cover. here is time of cosmic crash 20 years ago. i don't offer your ahead of their time are not, but it has been around a while. this is given by former staff member when i researched the subject 20 years ago as well. though the issue has been around a number of years come in many
CNN
Apr 5, 2013 1:00pm PDT
in a shootout. >>> the pop culture lead the science of "jurrasaic park" if there were ever a movie that needed a 3-d re-release this is it but this may be the closest we get to bringing dinosaurs back to life. turns out we've learned a lot more in the 20 years since this film first hit theaters. >>> our national lead, for some it's about time. for others it's an outrage. a federal judge in new york has ruled that every woman and girl regardless of her age should have access to the morning after pill. that's without a prescription. and in the case of minors without the consent of a parent. erin mcpike is here with more. this flies in the face of the obama administration's stance on emergency contraception. do you think this is the last word or will this fight continue? >> it probably will continue. white house spokesman jay carney said today the president still stands by age limits even though the judge today said this order is arbitrary and unreasonable. so the justice department said today it is looking into its options and likely will appeal this very quickly. >> plan b is emergency contrace
CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
of ken burns and the great performances and american experience and nova. we have more science student watching nova on any given wednesday night than are watching -- in any size classroom in america. all of them combined. so we are totally dedicated to education mission, and we take our programming and put it through a process through pbs learning media, under which digital learning objects are created that are curriculum-based and standards-based, and the teaching tools we create with our own programming for use in k through 12 classrooms, 28,000 home school students, and others, is an educational enterprise that is not duplicated anywhere in the commercial world. so that's the principle distinction. we're in the education business and nobody else is. >> how are public tv stations keeping themselves somewhat insulated from the significant effects of sequester? how are these programs and that education mission still able to remain intact? >> guest: well, as i say, it will hurt but it's 5%, and we think that we can make the adjustments we need to make. what that means in practice is th
PBS
Apr 4, 2013 6:30pm PDT
. >> a big breakthrough for science that has to do with dark matter. >> more on that in a moment, but first, a look at other stories making headlines around the world. france's upper house of parliament has begun debating a bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children. the law has already passed the lower house. it is president francois hollande's first big social reform, but it faces a lot of opposition from catholics and conservatives. >> thousands of mourners have turned out in the west bank for the funeral of two palestinian youths shot dead by israeli forces. the incident led to clashes between palestinians and israeli soldiers, which have continued for a second day. >> italian police have arrested a priest accused of stealing 4 million euros. he ran a church, clinic for years. the church is now deep in debt. police say he embezzled millions to buy a villa in tuscany. >> it has puzzled the world's scientists for years -- dark matter. it is thought to make up about a quarter of our universe, but its presence has actually never been confirmed. that is, until
NBC
Mar 29, 2013 4:30am PDT
sexually abused by a popular science teacher. the district was slow to respond. >> i do feel guilty in hindsight. if it had happened today, there would be no problem. i would immediately go to cps. >> buchanon was not fired for making the complaint but was told to take a leave of absence. after hearing about buchanon, kristin kunan released a statement saying in part, i can't believe how many people at the school knew about the sexual abuse and how many warnings the district ignored to find out that there was someone at the school actually trying to help us and that she got punished for it is incredible. the school district is now trying to find documentation to corroborate her allegations >>> a teen is behind bars for the death of a newark memorial high school football star. 19-year-old abraham hade faces 16 years to life in prison for second-degree murder. the jury determined hade told lies from the witness stand blaming the death of osana futi on a 14-year-old friend. the 14-year-old confessed to the murder to save him from a longer prison term but later admitted hade was the kil
CBS
Apr 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
be spent right here in the bay area and our health and science editor john fowler is in san francisco now with more on that plus some of the people john who may benefit directly from this. >> reporter: that's right, this brain initiative was hailed at long overdue by some remarkable people we spoke with here. nowhere are mysteries of the brain more compelling than among people here at the pomeroy center. suzy had a stroke a year ago today she's meeting with a group recovering. >> we want to understand it. we want to understand what went wrong with us. and the only way to do it is through research. >> we came to another session and a bus hit our car. >> the tumor had time to damage a few things. >> the tension needs to be put on people's brain injuries. and we haven't had that. >> reporter: this initiative could reveal how brains actually work at the cellular levels. >> i need to know the exact location of a problem of abnormality so we can know as much as we can without hitting tissue. >> it's really important to know something about the uncharte
PBS
Mar 31, 2013 9:00am PDT
? >> i think that the gay marriage is another issue. yoit anyways yeah through science and technology the so-called abortion pill r uchu t was pioneered in france. there was a great deal of hostility and opposition to it. now it's come over and now it's easily available from doctor or from a clinic. there's no question we're all sort of this mainstream of western values. >> you think that ts force emanating from europe particularly amsterdam seems to have codified it more than anyone else is irresistible. i think it's a condition of modern life and in that sense is streak liamly powerful force. there are and there can be count counterveiling issues in the society. i think it's complex. how are you impressed by this point of viview, steven? >> well, i thi you have to take religion seriously in the united states and i think that's the huge difference in united states and the netherlands. you've got the one most religious and secular countries in europe in the e netherlands. if you look at some basic and rntion kes do you believe the bible is the word of god or do you believe in heaven o
SFGTV2
Apr 3, 2013 1:00am PDT
and in social science and psychology that saying that, so that's an important distinction so thank you both so much. >> and there is that and -- there's a balance between -- i mean when i hear that bullying is going down i mean all of us should rejoice because that to me is indicative of the fact of the work in communities across the country are starting to pay off, but it's going to be hard in this ark and we are in this area and people are coming forward, kids are coming forward . suicides that would have been kept forward or not reporting and we're learning thanks to rapid fire and thanks to social networking or facebook and this is a sued -- all of this the -- the volume of bullying is going to rise in proportion with i think the actual drop in occurrences so to balance that and be aware of that i think is important. >>i totally agree, and that's really to rosylyn's point about this being a very, very important moment and we need to did it right. just on the subject of suicide the surgeon general came out this week and there was a usa today story and suicide and especially among veterans
KOFY
Mar 28, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. >> students in san jose about to get the science lessons from gallon action i far far away. field trip to the tech museum sneak peek at the "star wars"exhibit to the museum in october. actor billy dewilliams in the "star wars"movie tells students how science can be just as fascinating as imagination. >> when you think about the universe you think about something that is so vast so endless and so many questions. so that it all becomes very interesting. i think it certainly give us a lot of answers. >>reporter: "star wars"where science meets imagination at the tech museum beginning in october. on tour for years and this is the last stop on the tour. >> more to bring you tonight. speculative spending coming up. why someone buying luxury apartment now 16 years in advance. >> bay area research hopes to unlock mystery of parkinson's disease by tapping into the brain of living patients. >> also national day of action. supporters of gun control make their voice heard in the bay area and across the country. >> american arrested. former soldier picked up. why he was on the side of al qaeda
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
powerful. and woodrow wilson was a professor of political science at that time, and it was before he became president of princeton and governor of new jersey and then president. and he wrote a book called "congressional government." and and he called the committees and the committee chairmen lord proprietors. so ironically, when he became president and t.r. was president and fdr was president, it was the president that was so powerful. so he got to rewrite his book, i guess, in his head at least. mr. mills was elected in 1938 to congress at the peak of presidential power. and he had so many interesting stories about president roosevelt. one was he went down to talk to roosevelt and, actually, roosevelt had asked his chairmen to come down. his father owned a bank, and he had done a lot of work there. and so president roosevelt was asking his chairman of this committee how his legislation was going to fare, and the chairman said, oh, it's going to pass, mr. president. and then he said, looked at mr. mills. he was trying to remember his name, and he said what do you think? and mr. mills said,
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